If you’re looking for parenting help and advice from someone who really understands the challenges raising kids can bring, then you’re in the right place. With over 25 years experience working with children and having raised two kids of her own, Sue really knows how to make positive changes in any family.
Regularly featured on ITV’s This Morning and many other TV and radio shows, her advice is much sought after due to her positive, guilt-free attitude and effective solutions. The Sue Atkins Parenting Blog is where Sue shares some of her best advice to help you raise confident, resilient, independent kids. With new posts featured every few days you’ll always find something new, interesting and relevant to read.
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I have been working with a family with a little girl of 6 and we have been looking at helping her parents ask more ‘Open-ended questions’ to develop her independence, creativity and confidence. Questions are a natural […]Read more
Keeping the Glow with your Partner. Do you want more attention, more respect, more help with the kids, more hugs, more romance, more surprises, more time together, more intimacy, and more fun? Someone to babysit, iron the shirts, help make the dinner sometimes or hang up the […]Read more
What if I only noticed all my partner’s great qualities and strengths just for this week and let go of their foibles? Is it their kindness, their humour, their patience with the kids, the way they take the dogs out every night or empty the bins, […]Read more
Obstacles What’s going on right now that tells you that you have a problem or an issue with your kids at the moment? What have you done so far to improve things? What small changes could you make? What obstacles have you met along the way? […]Read more
I was recently coaching a lovely Mum who asked me “What do I do when my daughter incessantly keeps asking me “Why?” all the time? I think that each question a child asks is an attempt to add to their limited knowledge of the world and should […]Read more
How energetic do you feel today? What kinds of things can you do this week to boost your energy? ~ take a long walk with your dogs, have a steaming hot bath with candles, eat more fruit, take some different exercise, visit a friend without the […]Read more
I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]Read more